[1] Yes, it’s ice cream with caviar—or to be precise, unsweetened Greek yogurt gelato (photo © Pointy Snout). [2] Use 5% Greek yogurt to make ice cream: It’s whole milk yogurt (photo © FAGE USA). [3] Artisan ice cream cones from The Konery (photo © The Konery). [4] Smoked salmon and caviar “tacos,” with diced […]

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Until now, we were not the target customer for an energy drink. While many of our generation gulped the newly-arrived-from-Austria Red Bull, the flavor was unbearable to our sophisticated palate. That was around 1990. Many energy drinks have come and gone since. Red Bull remains the best-selling energy drink in the world, with 7.9 billion […]

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How are you celebrating National Quesadilla Day, September 25th? We started with this fa href=”https://blog.thenibble.com/2017/05/03/recipe-fried-egg-quesadilla/”>fried egg quesadilla and for lunch the Peanut Butter & Jelly Quesadilla. For dinner, we’re heading to our local Mexican restaurant, where we’ve been eying the crab meat quesadilla. Will we be all quesadilla’d-out tomorrow? We don’t think so. A quesadilla, […]

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[1] Some liken horchata to drinking rice pudding (photo © Pampered Chef). [2] Sunbasket adds sesame seeds to its horchata. Here’s the recipe (photo © Sunbasket). [3] This recipe adds sesame seeds (photo © Sunbasket). [4] The original horchata was made thousands of years ago from tiger nuts. You can buy them online for horchata, […]

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Quick tips for National Potato Month, September, on how to buy and store potatoes (National Potato Day is August 19th).     HOW TO BUY POTATOES FIRM. Choose potatoes that are firm, with smooth skin. Avoid potatoes that are too soft, greenish in color or have cuts, sprouts or blemishes. These are more likely to […]

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This appetizer isn’t fancy, but it’s on the menu of Noma, a three-Michelin-star restaurant run by chef René Redzepi in Copenhagen, Denmark. (The name is a syllabic abbreviation of the two Danish words nordisk (Nordic) and mad (food), and the restaurant is known for its reinvention and interpretation of New Nordic Cuisine. It aims to […]

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Raise a toast to September 20th, National Rum Punch Day. Punch is a general term for a broad assortment of mixed drinks, made with or without alcohol. The drink originated on the Indian Subcontinent, was called paantsch. The word “punch” derives from that Hindi word, also spelled panch, which in turn comes from the Sanskrit […]

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